Sequoyah County Jailer Resigns Amid Investigation


Amy Minor, a former jailer for the Sequoyah County Jail, has resigned from her position, according to the Sequoyah County Sheriff Ron Lockhart.

On Wednesday, Minor reportedly came into the Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Office and resigned from her position.

Minor was arrested Saturday in an assault case after allegedly using a whiskey bottle as a weapon, according to Sheriff Ron Lockhart.

She worked at the Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Office since Oct. 16, 2013, according to a statement released Monday by the Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff’s Office statement reads, “The Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Office strictly adheres to the principle that any employees in a law enforcement profession, whether it be a detention officer, deputy or police officer are expected to regard themselves as a member of an important an honored profession and should conduct themselves to the highest ethical standard of that profession.”

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